Getting to the Island

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Shore House Dock

2799 27th Street, Birchwood, WI 54817

This address will bring you to our parking lot which adjoins a gravel path that will lead you to our Shore House waiting area and dock. The ferry will pick you up at this dock.

Located at the intersection of County Hwy V and Hwy 48, our parking lot and ferry launch are located between Mikana and Birchwood along Hwy 48.

Electric Car Charger

We have a Level 2 electric car charger and will be getting a Tesla car charger soon.

Shore house dock

Ferry Schedule

The Stout’s Island ferry leaves the island for the shore 10 minutes to the hour. The ferry arrives at the Shore House Dock on the hour and then returns to the Island.

Ferries run from 7:50 AM – 10:00 PM daily.  

Our ferries can hold a maximum of 10 passengers.

We have both a covered pontoon and an uncovered pontoon which we use alternately or in conjunction as appropriate with conditions. Our ferry is for passengers only; no vehicles are allowed on the ferry or on the island.

Ferry Requests Available

Ferries may be available at other times for a $25.00 fee.  Please contact us at (715) 354-3646 for more information about off-schedule ferries.

Island Map: Main Island & East Island

The main island is 12 acres and the east island is 5.7 acres. West wing of the lodge contains the Main Lodge Guest Rooms.  The west wing can be accessed through the Great Room and breezeways. The East Wing is located on the east side of the main lodge, however access to the Main lodge is only from the outdoors.  All other labeled cabins contain the rooms that bear their name (i.e. Katherine 1 is in Katherine’ Cabin).

Stout's island map